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Govt to set up startup company

Amirul : risingbd.com
     
Publish on: 2019-08-19 5:48:39 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-08-20 8:52:12 AM

Secretariat Correspondent: The government is going to set up a new company named “Startup Bangladesh Limited” with the help of information technology sector.

A proposal in this regard has been approved on Monday at the regular weekly meeting of the cabinet held at the Prime Minister's Office with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division placed the proposal.

Cabinet Secretary M Shafiul Alam briefed reporters after the meeting.

Briefing the reporters, Shafiul Alam said, “The new company will be formed under the ambit of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC).

“Startup Bangladesh Limited” will be state-run company and it will be conducted by seven directors, he added.

 

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